Westringia fruticosa

Westringia fruticosa, commonly known as coastal rosemary, is an attractive and hardy shrub native to coastal regions of Australia. Its small, grey-green leaves and profuse clusters of white flowers make it a popular choice for low hedging and landscaping. It is a versatile plant that can be grown in full sun or part shade, and is tolerant of a range of soil types and conditions. With regular pruning, Westringia fruticosa can be maintained as a compact shrub, or left to grow into a more informal and bushy shape. It is also drought-tolerant and low-maintenance, making it an ideal choice for a range of landscaping applications.



Height: Up to 2 metres.

Width: Up to 2 metres.

Aspect: Prefers full sun to part shade.

Flowers: Produces small white flowers, blooming in spring and summer

Uses: Westringia fruticosa is commonly used in landscaping for its attractive foliage, which is dark green and aromatic, and its compact growth habit. It can be grown as a hedge, screen or topiary, or as a specimen plant. It is drought tolerant and requires little maintenance, making it an ideal plant for coastal gardens or other low-maintenance landscapes. It can attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies.


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